Event News

Voter registration rally attracts hundreds: Good and disappointing news

Date: 
09/27/2016
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As hundreds rallied in Daley Plaza to launch 30 voter registration drives throughout the city, members of the Just Democracy Illinois coalition expressed disappointment in preliminary federal court decision

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Five felons Keepin' it Real: It's money…Cliques not gangs

Date: 
09/01/2016
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Five felons in their twenties "kept it real" thanks to Chicago Police Sergeant Maudessie Jointer*, 11th District, at a CAPS 12th District "Keepin' It Real" seminar about gangs and drugs, Wednesday night, in St. Mary's Nazareth Family Center, 1127 N. Oakley. 

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Crowds packed the 14th Police District Station to celebrate Halloween

Date: 
11/02/2015
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While many people may believe that it is not unusual to see "strange" people in a police station, more than a thousand visitors at Chicago's 14th Police District Station, 2150 N.

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Real “roots” reggae drew a crowd despite the impending storm

Date: 
08/20/2015
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Although all signs pointed to rain, DeHurricane Band decided to play at this weeks Tuesdays at the Triangle from 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 18.

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Matt Ulery's Loom at the Polish Triangle

Date: 
08/13/2015
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Serene sounds of Matt Ulery’s Loom, jazz quintet, filled the Polish Triangle this past Tuesday. The sounds mixed together, intertwining with the fountain and the traffic.

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ChiME charmed the socks off the Polish Triangle

Date: 
08/06/2015
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 If you wandered past the Division Blue Line stop on Tuesday you probably could hear the melody on the wind as students from the Chicago Center for Music Education (ChiME) playing for the local event, Tuesdays at the Triangle.

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Wicker Park hooked the community for the movie in the park

Date: 
08/03/2015
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Almost 3,000 people settled with their picnic baskets, children and dogs in Wicker Park this past Thursday for the Movie in the Park, Hook which was funded by the local favorite. The Magic Boat Puppet theater sailed into Wicker Park before Hook, however, to the delight of all ages of puppet lovers.

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Crowds take to the streets in Wicker Park, despite the heat

Date: 
07/30/2015
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Teeming with Wicker Park Fest goers from Paulina to North Ave., Milwaukee Ave. was bustling with activity despite the unrelenting heat. Hundreds of people roamed from booth to booth looking for one of a kind tees, jewelry, unique finds, delicious funnel cakes, aromatic candles and craft beers.

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Talented children take over the Triangle

Date: 
07/30/2015
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Spoken and sung, words seemed to mesmerize a relatively large audience at Tuesdays at the Triangle on July 28. The performers, from 826Chi and Cielito Lindo Family Folk Band, ranged in age from 7 to 13.

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Latino poetry tickled the senses in the Triangle Tuesday

Date: 
07/25/2015
PoetAud

The night was calm as the group of poets slowly began gathering in the Polish Triangle this past Tuesday. It was Latino Poet night at a local event called Tuesdays at the Triangle.

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The Michael Malis Trio performs at the Polish Triangle

Date: 
07/18/2015
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Smooth jazz drifted through the Polish Triangle this past Tuesday as the Michael Malis Trio and trumpeter Chris Lawrence performed.

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Tsukasa Taiko Drummers drums up crowd

Date: 
07/09/2015
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The heart pounding drum sounds drew the interest of bicyclists, parents and children. Even a fire truck slowed down to check out what was going on as the Tsukasa Taiko Drummers performed during this last Tuesdays at the Triangle.

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Zebec charmed audiences in the Polish Triangle

Date: 
06/25/2015
ZebecBand

Zebec, avant garde jazz group, charmed the audience at this past Tuesdays at the Triangle with their original compositions.  Zebec's performance combined elements of traditional jazz along with avant garde music, which they interweaved seamlessly.

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Women Organizing Women proves action can beat the Machine

Date: 
01/15/2015
Team

With the majority of people at the Women against the Machine event, presented by Women Organizing Women (WOW), being focused on Chicago's educational system, news that the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) PAC-Legislative committee and Executive Committee's endorsed Patr

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No-holds-barred: Women against the Machine

Date: 
01/13/2015
VegaEnyia

With everything from a smoldering to a fire and brimstone kind of rage in the core of their beings, 16 women running for Chicago Aldermanic seats participated in Women Against the Machine at Jane Addams Hull House, 800 S. Halsted, Sat., Jan. 10.

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Wicker Park Committee's Aldermanic Candidate Forums enlighten voters

Date: 
01/12/2015
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Despite the cold temperatures outside, inside there was some heat generated as the Wicker Park Committee's Forum for the 1st and 2nd Ward Aldermanic Candidates in the Wicker Park Lutheran Church, corner of Hoyne and LeMoyne, Wednesday evening, enlightened attendees. 

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Spooky Halloween times are starting Friday night in local parks

Date: 
10/24/2014
SmithSpook

Halloween festive activities start this weekend on Friday night, Oct. with spooky park events. 

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Boo-Palooza ramps up to beat all attendance and fun records in Wicker Park with performances and participation

Date: 
10/22/2014
BrideZombie

Wicker Park’s Boo-Palooza, with weather predicted to be outstanding, could break all attendance records on Sat., Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The entire park, 1425 N. Damen, will be filled with activity tables, parades, educational experiences and performances. 

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Halloween spirits are restless...Boo-Palooza 2014 to arrive October 25 in Wicker Park

Date: 
10/17/2014
FloatingWitch

Halloween spirits are restlessly awaiting Boo-Palooza's return to Wicker Park, Sat., Oct. 25, bringing with it numerous new activities, performances and learning experiences. Boo-Palooza 2014 will feature 60 organizations working together to present a memorable event for all ages in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave. 

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Downpour thinned crowds but didn't dampen spirits at Ukrainian Fest and Chicago Food Social

Date: 
08/23/2014
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The Ukrainian Days Festival (UDF), in Smith Park, 2526 W. Grand Ave., and the Chicago Food Social in the parking lot of Kendall College, 900 N. Branch St.(near Chicago Ave. and Halsted St.),

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